Like most of us, Madonna Wilburn loves a good deal. That’s partly why she’s an avid couponer. As the social studies and special education teacher told Yahoo Lifestyle, using coupons is a “way of life” for her, and she enjoys the problem-solving and math skills it involves.
It came as a bit of a shock to some on Monday when writer, cultural critic and most recently VP of Men’s and Lifestyle programming at NewsOne, Jamilah Lemieux, announced that she would be joining the New York gubernatorial campaign of progressive candidate Cynthia Nixon.
A 27-year-old Brooklynite was just trying to get help from the cops when he gave them a call. Instead, the New York City man was the one who was beaten to a pulp by three officers while his young son watched.
Although he claimed it wasn’t him in last month’s viral Long Island Rail Road video of a man’s racist rant toward a black woman, 58-year-old Edward Ruggerio has been charged by the Queens, N.Y., district attorney with menacing as a hate crime.
A Miami judge is trying to blame his New York upbringing on the fact that he used a racial slur to describe a black defendant.
At 14 years old, John Bunn went on trial for murder; the proceeding lasted just one day.
After identifying the raving racist who threatened to call Immigration and Customs Enforcement on Spanish speakers at a New York City deli, the internet is clapping back in the most delicious, delightful way.
There are a lot of issues on which you can challenge Cynthia Nixon, but chiding her for saying that weed legalization should be considered a form of reparations for black folks shouldn’t even register. Not only that, but she clarified her words last week. Yet a group of black pastors felt the need to call out Nixon…
Another day, another activity added to the list of things black people can’t do while being black.
Another day, another racist white man kirking out in public. This time it happened on New York’s Long Island Rail Road commuter train, and the unidentified white man had a few unkind words for a black passenger.
A teen killed Saturday in New York City’s Bronx borough was defending his younger brother from bullies, says his mother.
New York City police are searching for a black man accused of attacking a Hispanic man inside a Manhattan subway station.
If the mic were open, what would you say? For the many underground poets, singers, rappers and comedians struggling to find spaces to showcase and workshop their talents, poet, performer and community activist Dabriel Fulton has created the Mic Is Open, an inclusive and inspiring forum for those who often go unheard.…
There are only a few things on which we can depend in Trump’s America: Every morning we will be greeted by increasingly stupid tweets, we will go to war, and 26-year-old Cleveland Cavaliers star Tristan Thompson will cheat on his baby mama in her third trimester.
Here’s a small glimmer of hope for victims of domestic violence: On Saturday, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the passage of new legislation that requires convicted domestic abusers to surrender any and all firearms and prohibits them from obtaining or renewing a firearm license.
Another day, another accusation of racism against New York City’s Fire Department. In a lawsuit filed Tuesday in federal court in Brooklyn, N.Y., a black Muslim firefighter says he was punished by the department for speaking out about the harassment he says he endured for 12 years over his race and his religion.
The Facebook post seemed innocuous enough. The parent-teacher association for Public School 118, The Maurice Sendak Community School, in Brooklyn, N.Y., had settled on a theme for its fundraiser: “Speakeasy.” The announcement, posted in January, came with an image broadcasting the date of the event and some 1920s…
New Yorkers will honor the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s memory today by protesting the 45th president of the United States’ regressive and racist words and deeds in Times Square.
Today in news of masculinity so toxic, you’ll want to cuss out your computer or phone screen: the case of a New York City man who is standing trial for forcing his then-22-year-old girlfriend to walk naked through the streets of Harlem in January 2016 because he suspected that she was cheating on him.